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April 2021
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Iain Thomson inducted on Isle of Lewis

There was a real sense of anticipation among the congregation of Garrabost Free Church in January as the Western Isles Presbytery met to induct Revd Iain Thomson to the pastoral charge of the congregation. Due to lockdown restrictions, only 50 people were physically present in the church building, but a further two hundred people…

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February 2021
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Andy Pitt inducted in Emmanuel Evangelical Church, Newport

The members of Emmanuel Evangelical Church, Newport, give thanks and praise to God for calling Revd Andy Pitt to the pastorate of the church. Andy had both preached and led prayer meetings on several occasions both before and during recent lockdowns. These occurred in the church building and via Zoom and YouTube. A special…

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January 2021
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Revd Thomas Buchanan ordained in Sutherland

In September Revd Thomas Buchanan was ordained by the Free Church of Scotland (Continuing) and inducted to the pastoral charge of the Brora congregation near Golspie in the far North East of Scotland. The event was conducted at Tarbat FCS(C) in Portmahomack. Attendance in person was limited to 50, but many more connected to…

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January 2021
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Associate pastor for Welcome Hall Evangelical Church

In September around 60 socially-distanced people gathered at Welcome Hall Evangelical Church (WHEC) in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, for the induction of Gordon Robbins as Associate Pastor. Pastor Jeremy Brooks led the service, which was also broadcast online. He preached from Mark 10, emphasising how ministry is all about Christ rather than us. Gordon is married…

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November 2020
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Burghead Free Church induction

In late July, members of Burghead Free Church (BFC), Morayshire, gathered online to witness the ordination of their new minister, Peter Turnbull. The service was led by Revd Calum Iain Macleod who very appropriately preached from Mark 1:1-15 on beginning a new ministry. Ordinarily, this would be celebrated by the gathered church family and…

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July 2020
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500 attend Bedford induction

A great number gathered at Providence Baptist Chapel, Bedford, in March for the induction service of Oliver Wyncoll. Some travelled from as far afield as Liverpool, Southampton, and Devon. A large contingent came from Oliver’s former church, the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London. Pastor Jonathan Northern (Baldock Baptist Church) chaired the proceedings. The service opened…

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May 2020
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New pastor for evangelical church in West Glamorgan

David Hails was appointed to the pastorate of Ebenezer Evangelical Church, Neath, in February. The service was well-attended, including several members of Mr Hails’ sending church (Three Bridges Free Church, Crawley). The service was chaired by Dr Phil Davis, an elder of Ebenezer Evangelical Church. Readings from Ephesians 4 and 1 Timothy 4 were…

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